Dignity is searching for a passionate program developer to build and pioneer Dignity’s Shop School concept together with us – bringing together practical skills education with business learning. We are searching for a passionate educator with program developing experience to join our team.
This individual will strategically develop and lead Dignity’s Skills Training and Education Program (STEP) to deliver our vocational courses to 200 secondary youth aged 16-18 years old each year.
Program and People Management
Develop, monitor and evaluate work, performance and staff development plans
Engage with STEP trainers and industry-specific partners to assist with curriculum design, update and review
Work closely with Dignity’s Secondary Education department to ensure the STEP program is aligned with the education program
Identify opportunities for partnerships/collaborations and maintain a network of external partners that can supplement the STEP program or provide internships to students
Develop an innovative, learner-centred environment for student learning in each skills class
Develop and open new vocational skills classes based on identified student needs
Plans for projected skills classes and modifies existing skills classes
Oversee implementation of STEP Program activities and ensure that program quality is upheld, is consistent with Dignity’s principles and pedagogical approach
Develop and implement strategies to ensure the delivery of all program requirements are completed and reported upon accurately
Assess instructional effectiveness of trainers and program for review and improvement
Ensure budgets for each program/class is completed and viable
Degree holder (Education, psychology or business an asset)
Experience in training and teaching; program development & monitoring
Strong leadership and team management capabilities
Strong verbal and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate cross-culturally and relate to diverse groups of individuals
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